An exceptional entry of over 400 head for the August Collective Sale at Sedgemoor Auction Centre saw a consistent trade producing a top price of £2047.50 for first time consignor HG Harvey & Son of Kingsbridge, Devon for “Tunley Tampa Lollipop” the first calved heifer, their consignment of 7 calved heifers averaged £1921.50. Other calved heifers sold to 1920gns for RK & SG Miller & Sons, 1900gns CJ Elmes, 1820gns Rea & Son. Second calvers from Rea & Son sold for 1780gns for “Clenchers Pat Vanessa Red 2nd”.

A smart run of strong incalf heifers from Woodbridge Farm Partners at 1560gns x2, 1520gns x2 and 1500gns. Heifers calving next spring from JW Wilkins sold for 1080gns for “Heartygate Luis Rich”.
Collective bulling heifers sold to 880gns for JF Cobb & Sons with heifer calves to 280gns x3 from GJ Dalton.

The first of the phased dispersal of the Winter/ Spring British Friesian calving cows and heifers for Messrs Loud Partners of Colyton, Devon sold to 1200gns for “Colyton Alexa 43rd” a December calved heifer 4 months back incalf to the Aberdeen Angus.
 
The day included the youngstock dispersal for Latham Partners of Ilfracombe, Devon. Their commercial bulling heifers sold to 880gns x4 with yearling heifers by “Carnhill Overtime” at 700gns. 
50 successful purchasers from Cornwall to Wales made the most of the opportunity to secure stock at a time when many were busy with grass and corn.

Averages:
Calved Cows£1659.00
Calved Heifers£1818.00
Incalf Heifers£1487.50
Spring Calving Heifers£1098.00
Bulling Heifers£710.00
Yearling & Younger Heifers£496.30
Heifer Calves£246.58
Latham Partners 
124 Bulling Heifers£766.00
79 Yearling & Younger Heifers £515.00